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, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 152–161 | Cite as

Seafloor Scour Near Gravity Platforms from the Frontal Impact of Regular Waves and Currents

  • A. V. AlekseevaEmail author
  • N. D. Belyaev
  • V. V. Lebedev
  • I. S. Nudner
  • K. K. Semenov
  • D. I. Shchemelinin

The results of experimental investigations of seafloor scour near the foundations of gravity platforms under the frontal impact of regular waves and currents are presented. The effect of current velocities on the location of the scour zone relative to the structure is determined.


seafloor scour gravity platform regular waves current location of scour undercutting of base 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Alekseeva
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. D. Belyaev
    • 2
  • V. V. Lebedev
    • 1
  • I. S. Nudner
    • 1
  • K. K. Semenov
    • 1
  • D. I. Shchemelinin
    • 1
  1. 1.23 State Marine Design Institute (23 GMPI)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)St. PetersburgRussia

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